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Feb 16, 2013 5:30pm PST
tonight about the misfortunes of another prominent politician, former congressman jesse jackson jr. of chicago, who is charged with using campaign funds to finance an appetite for expensive jewelry, furs, and other luxury items. we'll get that story tonight from nbc's national investigative correspondent michael isikoff. >> reporter: the day after former congressman jesse jackson jr. was charged with misusing campaign funds, the downfall of the once rising political star has shaken his hometown of chicago. >> i find the level of theft on his part stunning. >> you have to learn from your mistakes. that's all. we'll pray for hill. >> reporter: jackson was charged friday with diverting $750,000 in campaign funds for personal benefit, including $43,000 for a gold plated rolex. nearly $19,000 for michael jackson memorabilia. $10,000 for bruce lee items. $5,100 for fur capes and parkas. and $5,000 for a football signed by u.s. presidents. >> using campaign contributions for these kinds of personal expenditures is way over the line. you just can't do it. >> reporter: jackson's wife sandra
NBC
Feb 20, 2013 5:30pm PST
. michelle kosinski, nbc news, pretoria, south africa. >>> former congressman jesse jackson jr. was for years considered a rising bright light among democrats in congress with a famous family name. but today he and his wife were in tears in a federal courtroom, pleading guilty to serious crimes involving campaign money. both of them now face possible prison time. our report from our justice correspondent, pete williams. >> reporter: for jesse jackson jr., the walk into the courthouse was the end of a slow-motion fall from grace. he told a federal judge, for years i have lived off my campaign. admitting that he took money received in political contributions and used it to make more than 3,000 separate purchases for himself and his wife over the past seven years. a $43,000 gold watch. $19,000 for one of michael jackson's guitars. $16,000 for a pair of elk heads. tens of thousands more in furnishings for their homes in washington and chicago. total value, $750,000. >> jesse jackson jr. had the drive, the ability and the talent to be the voice of a new generation. but he squandered that talent. >
NBC
Feb 15, 2013 5:30pm PST
. >>> federal prosecutors today filed campaign finance charges against former chicago congressman jesse jackson jr. and his wife sandi. jackson has admitted to using $750,000 in campaign money to buy personal items, including a rolex watch, mink coats, furniture and even a hat once worn by michael jackson. his wife signed a plea agreement, admitting to filing incorrect joint tax returns. jackson apologized for his actions in a statement today. he faces up to five years in prison. >>> valentine's day is a big one for romance, and getting engaged. but if you got a diamond ring this week and it came from costco, you might have been sold a bill of goods. the jeweler, tiffany & company sued costco yesterday for promoting some engagement rings as tiffany diamonds at a discount. but the jeweler says they have never allowed any of their products to be sold at costco. tiffany is seeking damages. no word yet on whether any happy couples are seeking refunds. we're back in a moment with a blast from the past and a major milestone this weekend. ♪ >>> the nbc television newsreel with paul ally, your commen
NBC
Feb 26, 2013 4:00am PST
's nomination as secretary of defense. >>> chicago voters in former congressman jesse jackson jr.'s district will brave the snow to cast their vote in today's special primary to replace him. >>> if the senate finance committee approves jack lew as the treasury secretary today a full senate vote could come as early as tomorrow. >>> on top of all that, could lawmakers prevent the sequester's $75 billion automatic spending cuts? nbc's tracie potts is live in washington. good morning to you. who feels those cuts first if congress fails to act, a lot of people are asking? >> reporter: a lot of people could. we're talking about heating assistance, food for new mothers being scaled back, fewer dollars for school construction, unemployment checks for long-term unemployed people could be cut back 10%. with all of that going on in washington, president obama is headed out of washington, headed south to newport news, virginia, where he'll speak at the business of a shipbuilder that has ties to jobs all over the country, using this autos a back drop to make his point to the american people that the impa
NBC
Feb 16, 2013 5:00am PST
from the command center set up to find him. >>> former congressman jesse jackson jr. and his wife could be headed to prison. they've both been officially charged in connection with the misuse of campaign funds. on friday, federal prosecutors formally filed charges as jackson is said to be accepting a plea deal. they claim jackson misused $750,000 in campaign funds to buy personal items like michael jackson and martin luther king memorabilia. jackson is reportedly going to accept a plea deal. his wife, sandy, faces one count of tax fraud. >>> facebook says it's been hacked. the social media giant says its systems were targeted in a sophisticated attack after employees visited an infected site which installed a malware and bug on their computers. facebook says none of its millions of users' information was compromised. >>> in sports news, serena williams is making history, becoming the oldest woman ever to claim the highest spot in women's tennis. she clinched that top-ranked title on friday with a quarterfinal win at the qatar open. claiming the oldest woman ever title. she's only 31. >>
NBC
Feb 5, 2013 6:00pm PST
a janet jackson style super bowl slip? and revenge of the nerd. how many times bar refaeli had to kiss the kid. >> 25? >> keep going. >> 50? >> keep going! >> is britney the new star of the vegas strip? >> we're breaking news on the top-secret negotiations. >> tim mcgraw opens up about getting sober with faith by his side. >> she had a lot of input in my decision to quit drinking. >> bradley, denzel, jennifer and jackson. who will side with renee on oscar countdown. >> who are you taking? >> what happens when we sent in super producer jerry weintraub to surprise his friend, bruce willis. >> you are the biggest movie star. >> yeah, i know. >> governor chris christie downing a donut and busting on his weight. new jersey's political star opens up to our hilaria baldwin about a white house run. plus -- mario versus maria. time for mario to strip down and pay up on his super bowl bet. and pay up on his super bowl bet.
NBC
Feb 22, 2013 6:00pm PST
in their new special jerseys with the short sleeves on them. art jackson looking forward to seeing those things in action. >> it's going to be a lot of fun. i'm sure we'll be a trending topic. i'm sure a lot of dialogue about it. i think it's great for this organization. it's where the league is headed. it's an honor they picked us. >> and we are all over the country covering bay area teams. to indianapolis, indiana, where the nfl combine is. we're there with the 49ers and harbaugh was asked how important it is draft picks are truthful in their interviews. his answer was very harbaugh-like. >> i'm a big fan of the judge squ judy show. and when you lie in judge judy's courtroom, it's over. your credibility is lost. you stand no chance of winning that case, so i learned that from her and very powerful. and true. if somebody does lie to you, how can you ever trust anything they ever did say after that? >> judge judy never gets it wrong, guys. never gets it wrong. >> all right. and, jim, by the way, guess what jessica is wearing tonight for the 11:00 news is this. >> i cannot wait to see this. i wa
NBC
Feb 27, 2013 2:05am PST
guys like george strait and alan jackson and those guys. i think country music more so than any other format of music really respects where we came from and the guys that paved the way for us. >> we're happy for you. >> you're going to perform later on in the show. >> absolutely. >> excited. >> thank you. >> sara goes on a ski trip that's anything but downhill. >> she hits the slope with some courageous kids. right after this. to look good on the outsidetakes but with 70% of our immune system located in our gut, the core of our health is truly on the inside. that's why i take new trubiotics. it's a daily probiotic that helps in two ways. one helps support digestive health, the other immune health. stay true to your health. new trubiotics. from the makers of one-a-day. >> with hotwire's low prices, i can afford to visit chicago for my first big race and l.a. for my best friend's wedding. because when hotels have unsold rooms, they use hotwire to fill them. so i got my hotels for half-price! >> men: ♪ h-o-t-w-i-r-e ♪ hotwire.com people have doubts about taking aspirin for pain. but
NBC
Feb 12, 2013 6:00am PST
on 280 and getting on 680 south at jackson or king, all of those onramps. 13 of them extending toward baskum. metering lights will be switched on between 6:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. to help meter traffic on 280 making things easier for the flow on the freeway including connector from north 87 to north 280 in downtown freeway to freeway connector with metering lights now on as well. that will disrupt flow on the freeway and through downtown. we'll track that very heavy volume expected for this tuesday as is typical for tuesday. live looks outside show you how things are as far as volume at the bay bridge with those metering lights now on. backup building quickly past the end of the parking lot and coming down the east shore freeway westbound traffic. i saw flashing lights travel eastbound with taillights. i'll track down what else is going on in berkeley or richmond. back to you. >>> coming up, the giants get a spring in their step. >> we want to come into this year and try to do the exact same thing and what we did last year is over with. >> wait until we tell you what giants are already
NBC
Feb 21, 2013 7:00am PST
. >>> jesse jackson waived his right to trial admitting he used $750,000 for campaign funds for personal use. his wife also plead guilty. jackson will be face sentenced in june. he faces up to 50 years in prison and a fine. his wife faces two year and fine. >>> disgraced lance armstrong will not attend the anti-doping agency. the group that stripped him of his title. wednesday was the last day to cooperate. the only way he could lift his life-long ban from competitive sports. the cyclist refused. >>> the case from the same-sex marriage could get a boost from the president. he could overturn california's ban on gay marriage. the commander in chief has until the end of the month to intervene in the case. >>> and this nifty trick shot had draws dropping in kuwait. when it looked like it was out of reach. he reached behind his back, you city in slow motion. his stunned opponents could do nothing but applaud. got to give it up -- wow. that's like the fourth gump shot, right? >> that's right. >> any expert in sports can appreciate that one. >> i like that. i like ping-pong. how about a quick check
NBC
Feb 18, 2013 7:00am PST
briefly kept two bears of pets on the white house lawn? >> thomas jefferson, james monroe, andrew jackson, chester arthur. >> james monroe. >> jackson. >> you can't give two answers. what is that? >> thomas jefferson. >> they win. >> congratulations. >> the old guys. >> leonard cooper, thanks. >>> coming up live, when to call it quits in your relationship. but first these messages. [ male announcer ] this is bob, a regular guy with an irregular heartbeat. the usual, bob? not today. [ male announcer ] bob has afib: atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem, a condition that puts him at greater risk for a stroke. [ gps ] turn left. i don't think so. [ male announcer ] for years, bob took warfarin, and made a monthly trip to the clinic to get his blood tested. but not anymore. bob's doctor recommended a different option: once-a-day xarelto®. xarelto® is the first and only once-a-day prescription blood thinner for patients with afib not caused by a heart valve problem, that doesn't require routine blood monitoring. like warfarin, xarelto® is proven effective to reduce the ris
NBC
Feb 12, 2013 6:00pm PST
their sort of level of exposure. there is sheila jackson lake. the president is well versed on who sits on the aisle and i guess he was making his own choices about where to extend his hand this time around. >> i guess so. we keep showing the picture from the first lady's box. we want to let you know, the woman on the screen left as you look at the picture is hadiya pendleton's mom, the 15-year-old killed by gun violence in chicago. the first lady just attended her funeral, and her name is cleo patrick cowley. she is the guest of the first lady tonight. the president making pretty good time nearing the final term. david gregory, one of the great traditions of this event no, matter who the president is, no matter what you make of it. >> the whole world is watching. not the only ones getting the sense of the state of the union. a lot of people want to know what the state of the united states is. in our business community, in governments around the world. but interesting. here the president is in the house chamber, at a time when the house is controlled by republicans and the stalwart oppo
NBC
Feb 22, 2013 7:00am PST
monroe. >> jackson. >> you can't give two answers. >> what is that? >> we are, of course, here in miami. >> oh, no, no! >> yeah. let's get to work! >>> you're watching "today in the bay." >> good morning, everybody. it is now 8:56. i'm jon kelley. let's get right to the forecast and check out your friday outlook with christina loren. >> we have a great looking weekend shaping up. a little haze over san jose but mostly blue skies over the greater bay area. it will warm up nicely today. a 30-degree jump to where we are headed. nice rebound. crisp p.m. sunshine this weekend. more cloud cover tomorrow morning and drop your temperatures a touch from today's highs. otherwise, we'll warm right back up for sunday. 65 livermore, 63 san jose, 63 in los gatos. getting into the weekend cooling for saturday, sunday warm you right back up. then the 70s return. ♪ >>> welcome to a very special edition of "today" on this friday morning, february 22nd, 2013. our friday field trip in florida. you can see a little salsa going on. it is a party by the pool here. those are the women of dance south florida.
NBC
Feb 7, 2013 7:00am PST
janet jackson burned them on the wardrobe malfunction. they have had some let's say almost nudity over the years at the grammys. a memo has now gone out. this is an example. this was pink a few years ago. >> that was an incredible act. >> she had to wear that on that thing. >> rihanna with the deep plunge. all the stars do that these days. >> if i was like rihanna, i'd do that. >> katy perry, not sure what that is. >> what are they complaining about? >> the memo goes out. this is from cbs to acts and representatives. among other things be sure buttocks and female breasts are adequately covered. >> in other words, guys can have things hanging out. >> nobody wants to see a man. >> thong-type problems are problematic, bare sides or undercurvature of the breast problematic. >> curvature. >> avoid sheer see-through clothing. the network also advising artists to avoid lapel pins for any cause, aids or breast cancer. >> can you wear a flag? >> come on. >> i think the american cause -- >> do you think -- >> it's like waving a red cape in front of a ball. >> you mean lady gaga is not going to s
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